6 Days Lemosho Route


Overview:
Lemosho Route is a fresher route on Mount Kilimanjaro that approaches from the west. It is a tough and long route, but one that is preferred by most trustworthy Kilimanjaro outfitters due to its smaller crowds, scenic diversity and high victory rates.

Day 1: Lemosho Glades 2100m – Big Tree Camp – 7kms – 3 hours -Altitude gain700m:
Pick up at the lodge and transfer to Lemosho gate to start your trek. Leave in the morning from Moshi to Londorossi village were gate located. The start of trail 2100m trek winds up through the lush forest zone on to the lower slopes of the northern side, going to Shira Plateau. Overnight at Mti Mkubwa 2650m, 4 to 5hours

Day 2: Big Tree 2800m-Shira Camp 2-14kms-8 to 9hrs-Altitude gain 1050m:
Trek to Shira 2 Hut walking through the fine open moorlands. Overnight at Shira 2 Hut 6 to 7hrs



Day 3: Shira Camp2 3850m – Barranco Camp – 10kms – 6-7hrs – Altitude gain 700m, down 600m:
A long trek to Barranco. This camp lies in a sheltered area below the remarkable cliffs of the Breach wall. The Breach wall, the dome of Uhuru and the edge of the Heim Glacier dominate the head of the valley. Overnight at Barranco Camp. 3900m 6 to 7hrs

Day 4: Barranco Camp 3950m — Barafu Camp:
Distance 4kms – duration 7 to 8hrs – Altitude gain 650m

Day 5: Barafu Hut 4600m — UHURU PEAK 5895m — Millennium Camp:
distance19kms – duration 12 to14hrs – Altitude gain 1295m down 2105m


Day 6: Millennium Camp 3730m — Mweka Gate 1800m:
Distance 13kms – duration 5-6hrs – Descend 1650m. Pick up at Mweka gate and transfer to the lodge/hotel.

What Includes:
• 2 Nights, twin-shared, hikers class accommodation in the lodges, with bed and breakfast (dinner can be arranged on request and at additional cost)
• Transfer from your hotel to starting point for your climb, and return to your hotel after your climb
• All National Park gate fees
• All camping fees
• Rescue fees (Kilimanjaro rescue team fees)
• Qualified mountain guide, assistant guides, porters and cooks
• Salaries for mountain crew as per guidelines set by KINAPA
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner on the mountain
• Hot drinks on the mountain
• Camping equipment (tents, camp chairs & sleeping mat) (Not applicable on the Marangu route as all meals is served at the camps in designated mess halls)
• Climbing permit
• Portable oxygen (use in case of emergence)
• Walkie talkie (Communication during the trek)

What Excludes:
• Optional return airport transfers between Kilimanjaro International Airport to the lodge
• Items of a personal nature
• Compulsory tips for guides, porters and cook (average tip is anything from US$ 150 to US$ 200 per hiker – depending on number of days / how many hikers in the group and route chosen)
• Entry visa for Tanzania (US$50 per passport holder for most nationalities / US $ 100 per visa for USA passport holders)
• Health requirements (Yellow Fever – compulsory depending on how you travel to Tanzania, Meningitis & Hepatitis A optional but recommended)
• Optional travel insurance
• Personal hiking/trekking gear
• Airfares and departure taxes
• Optional but highly recommended Portable toilet (Portable toilet not allowed on the Marangu route)
• Snacks, personal medicine and water purifying tablets
• Meals & drinks not specified and snacks
• Optional Emergency Portable oxygen to be used in emergencies only, not as summiting aid.
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